Summer Foods to Beat the Heat

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Getting all types of nutrition for every weather through different foods is important, here we’re going to list down summer foods which will keep you cool and provide your body the sustenance it needs during the season.

Watermelons

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How could it be summer without Watermelons? Watermelons are everywhere cause of the season and because they’re one of the best things summer foods out there, who needs water when you’ve got a watermelon, well that’s mostly true, about 90 percent of the watermelon is made out of water but it also has beneficial vitamins such as vitamin A, B6 and C. Make special watermelon drinks and stay hydrated with our top pick.

Tomatoes

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Tomatoes are great all year round but especially for the summer, we use tomatoes in almost everything we eat such as curries, burgers, salads, pizza and well you name it. Tomatoes are known to improve blood circulation and has anti-inflammatory properties including antioxidants which reduces heart disease being packed with lycopene which can help prevent chronic disease aswell as preventing cancer.

Yogurt

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One of the best summer foods to keep you cool in the heat, go for Greek yogurt or regular yogurt whichever is easily available to you. Yogurt is packed with probiotics, protein and calcium, its great if you lose your energy during the day or you start feeling the heat just have some yogurt and you are bound to get your energy back plus you can add berries and make a smoothie to beat the heat ending up with a delicious treat.

Berries

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All type of berries are great and tasty be it raspberry, strawberry or blueberries to snack on during the summer, they’re packed with vitamin C, antioxidants and fiber  which reduce many types of cancers, the best part is they’re low on calories, a cup of berries can set you can 60 calories and is one of the top summer foods for making drinks or having them with yogurt.

Beets

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Beets or beetroot are great for the summer, they’re available all year round in the market but it’s good for summer intake, and you can cook them, add into salads or even roast them. Beets come with a unique source of phytonutrients known as betalains which are antioxidants which work as anti-inflammatory agents having fiber, magnesium and potassium.